Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043

Email: ticwelshpool@btconnect.com

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisation

2017

JULY

'The Vikings in Wales'  Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Free 'Dragon Hunt' until September. Tourist Information Centre
* Canal Boat Trips every weekend. 11am & 2pm. Adults £8, Children £4. Tickets from Tourist Information Centre. 01938 552 043 (Not available on 15th & 16th July)
Sat 1st: Montgomery Street Fair
Sat 1st: Open Day Event, Wales Air Ambulance. Welshpool Airport, 10am-2pm.
Sat 1st: Canada Day, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Mon 3rd: 'La La Land', Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall, 7pm. FREE
Mon 3rd: Bonhams Valuation Day at Gregynog. 01686 650 224
Thurs 6th: 'The Vikings', Film with Kirk Douglas & Tony Curtis. Free Admission. Powysland Museum. 7.30pm. 01938 554 656
Fri 7th: Winetasting at Gregynog. 01686 650 224
Sat 8th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 8th: Viking Craft Club for Children, 11am-1pm. £2.50 per child. Powysland Museum. 01938  554 656
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sun 9th: Welsh Tea Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Advance Booking Advised. 01938 810 441
Sun 9th: Walk for Parkinsons, Lake Vyrnwy. www.parkinsons.org.uk
Sun 9th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Tues 11th: Knit & Natter, Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Fri 14th/Sun 16th: Llandrindod Wells Cycle Fest.
Fri 14th: Vintage Rock n Roll Evening, Marton Village Hall. £10. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Fri 14th/Sun 16th: Welshpool County & Music Festival. Powis Castle Showground. www.countrywestern.org.uk
Sat 15th: Montgomeryshire Vintage Club Summer Road Run for Vintage & Classic Tractors. Start 3.30pm Coed y Dinas. email: t.j.green@hotmail.co.uk
Sat 15th/Sun 16th: No Canal Boat Trips Available.
Sat 15th/Sun 16th: Orange Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 16th: Montgomeryshire Vintage Club Summer Crank-Up and Vintage Show. 10.30am Coed y Dinas. £3 entry, accompanied children free. email: t.j.green@hotmail.co.uk
Sat 22nd: Canal & Food Festival. Welshpool
Sat 22nd/Sun 23rd: Viking Re-enactment & Camp, Powis Castle Showground. Demonstrations and Activities for all Ages. Ring 01938 554 656 for more details.
Sat 22nd/Sun 23rd: Short Canal Boat Trips. No Booking Necessary
Sun 23rd: A Russian Summer Opera Gala. The Music Room, Gregynog. 6pm. Tickets £16 available from Hafren Box Office.
Mon 24th:Reading Group, Library. 5-6.15pm.01938 553 001
Mon 24th/Thurs 27th: Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells
Tues 25th: Knit & Natter, Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Tues 25th: Viking Trade – make your own coin. Powysland Museum. 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656
Weds 26th: Fish & Chip Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Advance Booking Essential. 01938 810 441
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Young Members Weekend (Under 25). Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Advance Registration Required. 01938 810 441
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Orange Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 30th: Race the Train, Welshpool. Details TBC

AUGUST

'Vikings in Wales Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Free 'Dragon Hunt' until September. Tourist Information Centre
*Canal Boat Trips every Weekend. 11am & 2pm. Adults £8, Children £4. Tickets from Tourist Information Centre. 01938 552 043
Tues 1st: Viking Leather Crafts. Powysland Museum. 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656
Sat 5th/Sun 6th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above.
Sun 6th: Gregynog House Visit. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Tues 8th:Knit & Natter, Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Tues 8th: Viking Dressing Up & Crafts. Powysland Museum. 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656
Thurs 10th: Guilsfield Show
Thurs 10th/Sun 13th: Phoenix Alternative Festival, Llanfyllin Workhouse. 01691 649 062
Sat 12th: Llanfyllin Show
Sat 12th: A Powis Summer's Evening. Powis Castle, 7pm. Mid Wales Opera.  Tickets £12.50 advance, £15 on gate. Children £5. 0344 249 1895
Sat 12th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 12th/Sun 13th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 12th/Sun 13th: Ham Radio Weekend & Orange Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Mon 14th/Sat 19th: Welshpool in Bloom
Tues 15th: Viking Sports & Games, Powysland Museum. 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656
Fri 18th/Sat 19th: Family Camp Out, Llanfyllin Workhouse. Family Activities Saturday. £5pp. 07534 354 082
Sat 19th: Montgomery Show. montgomeryshow.co.uk
Sat 19th/Sun 20th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sun 20th: House Visit at Gregynog. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Mon 21st: Reading Group, Welshpool Library. 5pm-6.15pm.
Tues 22nd:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Tues 22nd: 'Asterix and the Vikings' with popcorn & drinks. Powysland Museum, 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656
Sat 26th: Berriew Show
Sat 26th: Opera Extravaganza, Llanfyllin Workhouse.01691860549
Sat 26th: Fish & Chip Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Advance Booking Essential. 01938 810 441
Sat 26th/Sun 27th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 26th/Sun 27th: Orange Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk     
Sun 27th: Bettws Banger Racing. Racing starts at Midday. Check Facebook
Mon 28th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above.
Tues 29th: Viking Food – grind Flour & make Bread. Powysland Museum, 11am-2pm. £2.50 per child, under 8's accompanied by an adult. 01938 554 656

SEPTEMBER

Artworks by Welshpool High School Students. Powysland Museum
*Canal Boat Trips every Weekend. 11am & 2pm. Adults £8, Children £4. Tickets from Tourist Information Centre. 01938 552 043
Fri 1st: Open day at Powysland Museum. Free Entry. 11am-5pm
Fri 1st/Sat 2nd: Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk & Acoustic Music. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk
Fri 1st/Sun 3rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Steam Gala.
Sat 2nd: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Sat 2nd: Tea with the Tudors. Afternoon Tea with Tudor Re-enactors. Church House, 2.30pm £5, under 16 £3. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Tues 5th:Knit & Natter, Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Thurs 7th: Commonwealth Baton passes through Welshpool
Sat 9th: Open Day Powis Castle. Free Entry. 10am-5.30pm
Sat 9th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sun 10th:Open Doors Day at Gregynog. 12-4.30pm. 01686650224
Sat 16th: Open Day, Dolforwyn Castle. Free Entry. 11am-4pm
Sat 16th: 50's/60's Night Plus Elvis Tribute. Church House, 7.30pm. £10 inc Supper. Bring Own Drinks. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Teddy Bear Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Tues 19th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Sat 23rd: Diesel Day, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 23rd: Baroque Musical Event, Montgomery
Sun 24th: House Visit at Gregynog. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Sun 24th: 'Walking for Tease'. 8 mile Welshpool Canal Walk in memory of Teresa Thomas, for Hope House. 10am. www.hopehouse.org.uk/events
Mon 25th:Reading Group, Library.5-6.15pm.01938553001
Fri 29th/Sun 1st Oct: 1940's Weekend. Various events and activities around the town. 077821 66342
Sat 30th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 30th/Sun 1st: Grand Finale, 1940's Weekend. Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 30th: Vintage Tea Dance, Church House. 2-5pm. £5 inc tea & cakes. Tickets from Theatre Hafren. 01686 614 555

OCTOBER

World War 1: 'The Homefront' Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Sun 1st: Flicks in the Sticks 'Casablanca'. Church House, 2.30pm. £5 inc Tea & Cake. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Tues 3rd:Knit & Natter, Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Fri 6th/Sun 8th: Montgomery Walking Festival
Sat 14th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 14th: Community Table Top Sale & Coffee Morning. Corn Exchange. 9-1.
Sun 15th: Gregynog Gardens open for NGS. 01686 650 224
Tues 17th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553 001
Sun 22nd: Gregynog House Visit. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Mon 23rd: The Oil Man Speaks, 111. Talk by Alan Higgins. Corn Exchange, 7.30pm
Mon 23rd:Reading Group,Library. 5-6.15pm.01938553001
Sat 28th: Mid Wales Model Railway Show, Town Hall. 10.30-4.30. Adults £4, Accompanied Children Free.
Sat 28th: Halloween on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Tues 31st:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001

NOVEMBER

World War 1: 'The Homefront' Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Sat 4th: Fireworks Display, Maes y Dre
Mon 6th: Field of Remembrance
Fri 10th: Service at Memorial Garden, Welshpool
Fri 10th: Festival of Remembrance, Town Hall
Sat 11th: Minutes Silence, 11am, Town Hall
Sat 11th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 12th: Remembrance Service & Parade
Tues 14th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Mon 27th:Reading Group, Library. 5-6.15pm.01938553001
Tues 28th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001

DECEMBER

Fri 1st: Christmas Lights Switch On, Welshpool
Sat 2nd: Welshpool Winter Festival.
Sat 9th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. Sy21 8QJ
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Tues 12th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Sat 16th/Sun 17th/Mon 18th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Fri 29th: Rock n Roll Christmas, Church House, 7.30pm.  Tickets include supper, bring own drinks. On Sale from 1st July. Early Booking is Advised.